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[audio]5 Ten Years--Underground Comix - Shaping San Francisco
Excerpted from Jay Kinney's essay "The Rise and Fall of the Underground Comix Movement in San Francisco and Beyond" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Keywords: Comix; Mission District; politics; art
Downloads: 2,745
[audio]Jack Kerouac - Shaping San Francisco
small clip of Kerouac describing San Francisco.
Keywords: Kerouac; beats; San Francisco
Downloads: 1,280
[audio]Laughing Sal - Shaping San Francisco
The eerie, unforgettable sound of Laughing Sal, fixture at Playland for decades, now at the Musee Mecanique.
Keywords: Laughing Sal; doll; Playland
Downloads: 1,078
[audio]Little Boxes Malvina Reynolds - Shaping San Francisco
excerpt from Malvina Reynolds song, composed about the houses lining the slopes of San Bruno Mountain near Daly City and San Francisco.
Keywords: Little boxes; suburbs; housing
Downloads: 667
[audio]A Bicycle Built for Two - Shaping San Francisco
Traditional tune of the late 19th century that accompanied the bicycling boom of that era.
Keywords: Bicycle; 19th century; traditional
Downloads: 416
[audio]Denis Kearny - Shaping San Francisco
Dramatized rendition of speech by Denis Kearny in 1877, denouncing Chinese workers and capitalists in equal parts. Recorded by Haight Ashbury Community Radio Project, 1980.
Keywords: Denis Kearny; Workingmen's Party; 1877; riots; racism
Downloads: 348
[audio]18 Ten Years--Mujeres Muralistas - Shaping San Francisco
Patricia Rodriguez reading an excerpt from her article "Mujeres Muralistas" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78", edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation, 2011.
Keywords: Murals; public art; latino; women; Mujeres Muralistas; Mission
Downloads: 321
[audio]Alcatraz 40th Anniversary of Indigenous Occupation - Shaping San Francisco
Mary Jean Robertson ("Voice of the Native Nations" KPOO-FM radio, 34d, 4th and 5th Wednesdays from 6-8 pm) and Tony Gonzalez (AIM-West, International Indian Treaty Council) speak about the importance of the Alcatraz occupation in 1969-70, and the many initiatives galvanized by the audacity of that event. The first part of the audio is the soundtrack from a movie "Alcatraz Is Not an Island" by Jim Fortier.
Keywords: Alcatraz; 1969; 1970; Native Americans; Indians; Indigenous; AIM; American Indian Movement; American Indian Center; Mission District
Downloads: 317
[audio]Sex, Race and Class: Selma James and George Katsiaficas - Shaping San Francisco
Selma James speaks on her new book "Sex, Race and Class--The Perspective of Winning; A Selection of Writings 1952-2011." James discusses the class divide in feminism, the anti-capitalism of the social wage, the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, Haiti: Black Jacobins then and now and much more! With her was George Katsiaficas, author of the just-released "Asia's Unknown Uprisings: South Korean Social Movements in the 20th Century," and he gave an account of the largely unknown 1980 Guang...
Keywords: Feminism; unwaged; wages for housework; prostitutes union; England; South Korea; Gwangju; Tibet; Palestine; Thailand; eros effect; Asian social movements
Downloads: 301
[audio]What's Natural About Natural Disasters? - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, epidemic flu, chronic disease, etc. What are the elements of a community response based on mutual aid, cooperation, and a renewed commitment to a public health infrastructure? Chris Carlsson, the host, and Tom Athanasiou of Eco-Equity, speak in the first of four half hour shows from the Shaping San Francisco "Nature in the City" Talks at CounterPULSE.
Keywords: San Francisco, Nature in the City, ecology, global warming, climate change, carbon reduction, sky is falling
Downloads: 266
[audio]South Park - Gretchen Hildebrand
Gretchen Hildebrand reminisces about her experiences in and around South Park during the dotcom bubble and beyond.
Keywords: South Park; SOMA; San Francisco; 1990s; dotcom
Downloads: 263
[audio]Black Exodus or Black Eviction? - Shaping San Francisco
A four-part radio series based on the Public Talk at CounterPULSE in April 2006, featuring Kevin Epps, Alicia Schwartz of People Organized to Win Employment Rights (POWER), and Espanola Jackson of Bayview-Hunters Point.
Keywords: gentrification, African-American, San Francisco, redevelopment, Bayview-Hunter's Point
Downloads: 241
[audio]The Green City - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Integrating urban life with local nature, biodiversity, and resources is the challenge of our time. New and veteran activists share visions, strategies, and how they are laying the foundation for a truly Green City. Featuring Peter Berg of Planet Drum Foundation, Bonnie Sherk of A Living Library project, Peter Brastow of Nature in the City.
Keywords: San Francisco, biodiversity, restoration, urban sustainability, regional ecology
Downloads: 238
[audio]Learnin' + Teachin' -- The Future of Education: Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Part 3 of the Future of Education talk, featuring audience-led dialogue with Will Grant, Lisa Schiff, Ken Tray, and Karen Allen.
Keywords: San Francisco, public schools, literacy, adult education, parents, homeschooling, religion, textbooks, social interaction
Downloads: 224
[audio]Infrastructure_Wars - Shaping San Francisco Talks
A 3-part radio program based on a Public Talk at CounterPULSE on March 8, 2006, under the Shaping San Francisco Spring Talks series. A historical look at how San Franciscans have fought for a human-centered city. From saving Telegraph Hill, stopping freeways, and resisting redevelopment, the corporate agenda has been thwarted again and again. Today new movements are again contesting the direction of the city...
Keywords: anti-highrise; freeway revolt; citizens movements; saving Telegraph Hill; redevelopment
Downloads: 213
[audio]Women's Right to Vote - Shaping San Francisco
Haight Ashbury Community Radio dramatizes the women's suffrage movement in this short clip.
Keywords: Suffrage; Women's Vote; temperance
Downloads: 197
[audio]Irish v. Chinese 1877 - Shaping San Francisco
Dramatization of Irish couple arguing over the anti-Chinese agitation in San Francisco in 1877. Original recording by Haight Ashbury Community Radio project, 1980.
Keywords: Irish; Chinese; labor; capitalists; racism
Downloads: 187
[audio]The Lions of 14th Street - Sarolta J. Cump
Sarolta Jane C. gives an audio memory of Woodward's Gardens, one of San Francisco most storied amusement parks in the 19th century. Situated between Guerrero and Valencia, 14th and 15th, it featured a small zoo, beer garden, and much more. Originally on "Long Ago and Right Now" an Audiozine about San Francisco, produced by Sara Jaffe and Melissa Klein in Spring 2004.
Keywords: Woodward's Gardens; 19th century San Francisco; amusement parks; zoo; beer gardens
Downloads: 181
[audio]What's Natural About Natural Disasters? Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Continuing from part one, this half hour features Sherlina Nager of Literacy for Environmental Justice, a group from San Francisco's Bayview/Hunter's Point. She speaks to the class divisions that mean so-called "natural" disasters impact different populations in radically different ways. She describes environmental justice as a movement that is led by communities of color against environmental racism, and the goal is to set up sustainable, self-determined and just communities, dating back to 198...
Keywords: San Francisco, cancer epidemic, environmental justice, racism
Downloads: 179
[audio]Philippines and San Francisco: Part 1 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
From the barely remembered American-Philippine War of 1899-1904 that killed a half million Filipinos, to the Central Valley-driven immigration of Filipino men in the 1910s and 1920s, and from the rise to the ultimate demise of Manilatown, San Francisco has been a vital crossroads for Filipinos, and Filipinos in turn have left important marks in the city. Join the authors of The Forbidden Book and other Filipino-American scholars and activists...
Keywords: San Francisco; Philippines; Mark Twain; Spanish-American War; Philippines-US war
Downloads: 170
[audio]Buchla sound - Shaping San Francisco
buchla box sound
Keywords: electronic music; buchla box; buchla
Downloads: 166
[audio]Ten Years 6: Pam Peirce and Peoples Food System - Shaping San Francisco
Pam Peirce, author of "A Personal History of the People's Food System" in 'Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78' reads an excerpt from her essay.
Keywords: People's Food System; food; 1970s
Downloads: 158
[audio]Old City Hall: Corruption & Racism in 19th Century San Francisco - Shaping San Francisco
Glenn Lym presents an architectural and political history of the 27-year project of building the original City Hall, a building that fell down in the 1906 earthquake, revealing deeply inadequate and corrupt building practices. Meanwhile, when contruction began in the 1870s, the white working class was raging against capitalism and the Chinese in equal parts, providing the impetus for the 1882 federal Chinese Exclusion Act...
Keywords: Old City Hall; San Francisco; architecture; earthquake; 1906; Workingmen's Party of California; racism; anti-Chinese; Union Labor Party; James Phelan
Downloads: 155
[audio]Ten Years 1: Alejandro Murguia Nicaraguan Consulate - Shaping San Francisco
From the book "Ten Years that Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78" author Alejandro Murguia reads an excerpt describing the weekly occupations of the Nicaraguan consulate in the Flood Building in the late 1970s.
Keywords: Nicaragua; Sandinistas; consulate; Flood Building
Downloads: 147
[audio]Kite Hill - Elizabeth Creely
Elizabeth Creely describes the semi-magical spot known as Kite Hill, with its amazing views, its surprising surroundings, and its role in San Francisco.
Keywords: Kite Hill; hills; San Francisco
Downloads: 147
[audio]21 Ten Years--Latinoamerica by Mujeres Muralistas - Shaping San Francisco
Patricia Rodriguez reading an excerpt from her article "Mujeres Muralistas" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78", edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation, 2011.
Keywords: Murals; public art; latino; women; Mujeres Muralistas; Mission
Downloads: 144
[audio]Can San Francisco Feed Itself? Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Continuing part one on the theme of urban agriculture and food security. This episode features Antonio Alcala of Alemany Farm and Brahm Ahmadi of the People's Grocery.
Keywords: San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics, People's Grocery, Alemany Farm
Downloads: 144
[audio]4 Ten Years--From Occupied Ohlone Territory - Shaping San Francisco
Excerpted from Mary Jean Robertson's essay "Reflections from Occupied Ohlone Territory" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Keywords: Ohlone; American Indian Center; Alcatraz; Indian rights
Downloads: 139
[audio]Harold Gilliam on Angel Island north bay bridge plan - Shaping San Francisco
This is an excerpt from a 2 hour interview, part of the Shaping San Francisco "Ecology Emerges" oral history collection, with long-time San Francisco environmental writer Harold Gilliam. In this short clip he tells how he was lured to Washington DC to work for the Stewart Udall Interior Dept. under LBJ, where he was able to help derail plans to run a northern Bay Bridge from apx. Telegraph Hill to Angel Island to a new freeway up the Tiburon Peninsula.
Keywords: Freeways; bridges; San Francisco; US Dept. of Interior; Stewart Udall; Angel Island
Downloads: 139
[audio]Mayday 1971 first-hand account - Shaping San Francisco
Phoned-in first-hand account broadcast on KPFA during the May 5, 1971 Mayday riot in downtown San Francisco. Digitized from reel-to-reel tape recorded by H.K. Yuen.
Keywords: riot; police; violence; 1971; May Day; radio; KPFA; Vietnam
Downloads: 137
[audio]Reclaiming Bay Area Military Bases Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
From the "Nature in the City" series of Shaping San Francisco Talks at CounterPULSE, this one features speakers on cleaning up after the military, restoring the former military bases around the San Francisco Bay. In part 2 we hear from Arthur Feinstein chair of the SF Bay Joint Venture; Doug Biggs, community resources director of the Alameda Point Collaborative, Kat Steele, founder of the Urban Permaculture Guild.
Keywords: San Francisco, Alameda Naval Air Station, homeless, housing, permaculture, bird refuge
Downloads: 136
[audio]State Building 1991 riot sounds - Shaping San Francisco
audio of street noise during 1991 State Building mini-riot in San Francisco.
Keywords: riot; police; violence; 1991; gay; State Building
Downloads: 136
[audio]Reclaiming Bay Area Military Bases - Shaping San Francisco Talks
From the "Nature in the City" series of Shaping San Francisco Talks at CounterPULSE, this one features speakers on cleaning up after the military, restoring the former military bases around the San Francisco Bay. Chris Carlsson, host, Peter Brastow of Nature in the City, and Ruth Gravanis, coordinator of the Treasure Island wetlands project, Arthur Feinstein chair of the SF Bay Joint Venture.
Keywords: San Francisco, Treasure Island, Alameda Wildlife Preserve, birds, wetlands
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[audio]Water lot speculation - Shaping San Francisco
Haight Ashbury Community Radio dramatization of water lot speculation in early San Francisco.
Keywords: real estate; water lots; speculation
Downloads: 131
[audio]The Indispensable New Deal - Shaping San Francisco
Local historian, geographer and author Gray Brechin ("Imperial San Francisco") gives an opinionated and sharp tour through the hidden legacy of the New Deal in San Francisco and California. He looks at buildings, murals, and more, with a clear exposition of the different agencies that organized the work: CCC, WPA, PWA, etc. Held at CounterPULSE, Nov. 12, 2008, as part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series.
Keywords: New Deal; WPA; Depression; 1930s; San Francisco; CCC; PWA; public works; FDR; Franklin Roosevelt
Downloads: 131
[audio]Revolution Of Everyday Life - Shaping San Francisco
With translator Donald Nicholson-Smith. There is a grain of truth in the stereotypical view that Guy Debord and Raoul Vaneigem, as two leading lights of the Situationist International, stood for two opposite poles of the movement: the objective Debord versus the subjective Vaneigem: Marxism versus anarchism: icy cerebrality versus sensualism: and, of course, The Society of the Spectacle versus The Revolution of Everyday Life --the two major programmatic books of the Situationist International, w...
Keywords: Situationists; Raoul Vaneigem; Donald Nicholson-Smith; France; radicalism; Debord; Society of the Spectacle
Downloads: 128
[audio]Learnin' + Teachin' -- The Future of Education - Shaping San Francisco Talks
In decaying and resource-starved public schools, teachers and staffers with incredible vision and energy are trying to make education work. But what do we want from education now? Should it be organized around children spending mandatory time in classrooms or should we take a hint from the burgeoning homeschooling movement and look toward other models? Let's challenge our assumptions in this open-ended discussion...
Keywords: San Francisco, public schools, parents, homeschooling, religion, textbooks, social interaction
Downloads: 125
[audio]Global Commons/Global Enclosures - Shaping San Francisco
A critique of the idea of a global commons, the history and context of the commons under feudalism, demonstrating the boundary between 'commons' and 'commodity'. Also how Via Campesina is using the commons in "food sovereignty" politics âhow seed politics offers a model for international decommodification. Iain Boal and Raj Patel, part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE, recorded April 22, 2009.
Keywords: commons; global; food security; food sovereignty; globalization; anti-globalization
Downloads: 119
[audio]Stop 3 Bryant And Alameda W Jesse - Shaping San Francisco
Bending Over Backwards Audio Walking Tour Stop 3: The Vats, breweries, Hostess Bakery and more...
Keywords: The Vats; punk; beer; breweries; Hostess Twinkies
Downloads: 119
[audio]Can San Francisco Feed Itself? Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
continuing the 3-part discussion of "Can San Francisco Feed Itself?" covering questions of urban agriculture, community food security, slow and organic food, and more. This episode features author Margit Roos-Collins ("Flavors of Home"), Lane Cunningham, and some Q&A and discussion with the audience.
Keywords: San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics
Downloads: 116
[audio]Mat Callahan presents the "James Connolly--Songs of Freedom" project - Shaping San Francisco
Musician and author Mat Callahan presents the James Connolly-Songs of Freedom project. "Songs of Freedom" is a collection of lyrics edited by Irish revolutionary, James Connolly, and published in New York in 1907. Its rediscovery and revival is a project undertaken by Callahan and a group of Irish, American and Swiss musicians. Tonight's event will include an account of how this project began as well as a performance of some of the songs...
Keywords: Ireland; James Connolly; 1916; Easter Rising; music; revolution; politics; Irish nationalism; International socialism
Downloads: 116
[audio]History of the Mission's Carnaval - Shaping San Francisco
Willy Lizárraga gives an incredible one-man performance of the history of San Francisco's Carnaval. Fast-changing hats and voices, accompanied by a slide show of historic images from Lou Dematteis and others of those early days.
Keywords: Carnaval; Mission Distrct; 1979; festival; public space
Downloads: 114
[audio]Prohibition: Then and Now - Shaping San Francisco
A Shaping San Francisco talk held on January 13, 2010: Comparing the alcohol Prohibition of the 1920s-30s to the contemporary prohibition on marijuana. With Dick Boyd, author of "Broadway, North Beach, The Golden Years: A Saloon Keeper's Tales" and former owner of Pierre's, a bar in North Beach from 1960-65, Sean Lavon Nash, and Michael Whitson, a marijuana prohibition expert.
Keywords: prohibition; alcohol; temperance; drugs; marijuana; pot; medical marijuana; medicalization; legalization; decriminalization; cultural practices; racism
Downloads: 109
[audio]Food Security & Urban Agriculture - Shaping San Francisco
Our food system is being refashioned by new urban farmers, farmers markets and community-supported agriculture, and importantly, by savvy shoppers who demand local, organic and safe food. Still, food security is tenuous for too many of our neighbors. Amy Franceschini (Victory Gardens, past and present), Willow Rosenthal (City Slicker Farms), Jason Mark (Alemany Farm, and editor of Earth Island Journal)...
Keywords: localize; urban agriculture; food security; organic; fresh; local; gleaning; backyard; victory gardens
Downloads: 107
[audio]15 Ten Years--Los Siete, Black Panthers, Third Worldism in SF - Shaping San Francisco
Excerpted from Jason Ferreira's essay "'With the Soul of a Human Rainbow' : Los Siete, Black Panthers, and Third Worldism in San Francisco" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Keywords: Los Siete; Mission politics; San Francisco police; racism; repression; Third Worldism
Downloads: 106
[audio]What's Natural About Natural Disasters? Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
continuing the conversation about the category of "natural disaster" and how many things taken for granted as normal or natural are actually artifacts of human culture. This episode features Chris Carlsson and Peter Davidson.
Keywords: public health; heroin overdose; natural disaster
Downloads: 105
[audio]40th Anniversary: San Francisco State Strike 1968-69 - Shaping San Francisco
The student/faculty strike at S.F. State College in 1968-69 was a seminal event, ushering in ethnic studies in higher education, contributing energy and activists to dozens of San Francisco political movements and much more. Learn about it from original participants: Roger Alvarado, Margaret Leahy, John Levin.
Keywords: Student strike; faculty strike; police violence; Ronald Reagan; S.I. Hayakawa; Black Student Union; Third World Alliance; ethnic studies
Downloads: 104
[audio]Can San Francisco Feed Itself? - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Can urban food production be compatible with urban native habitat conservation and restoration? What are the limits and advantages of systematic effort to grow food within the city? What should our relationship be to local gardening, regional Community-Supported Agriculture, and Slow Food? Five panelists and audience Q&A spread over three half hour radio shows. This show features Chris Carlsson and Raquel Rivera-Pinderhughes.
Keywords: San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics
Downloads: 100
[audio]Father Peter Yorke - Shaping San Francisco
Dramatized excerpt of Father Yorke speech during 1901 City Front Federation strike in San Francisco. Originally produced by Haight Ashbury Community Radio Project in 1980.
Keywords: labor; capital; irish; Yorke
Downloads: 100
[audio]3 Ten Years--Labor in the 1970s - Shaping San Francisco
Excerpted from "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78", Jesse Drew describes the blue-collar industrial life in the Norheast Mission District, when beer was brewed, bread baked, and trains rolled through in the dark of night.
Keywords: labor; work; factories; blue-collar; beer; bread; Twinkies; mayonnaise; trains; Mission District; 1970s
Downloads: 100
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